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Ukraine: OSCE's Hug inspects Gorlovka school ahead of new term00:51

Ukraine: OSCE's Hug inspects Gorlovka school ahead of new term

Ukraine, Gorlovka
August 21, 2015 at 17:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) representatives visited a school in Gorlovka on Friday to assess the condition of the building prior to the start of term following growing hostilities in the area.

Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug spoke with the children and teachers, inspecting the damages done to the school. Hug stated that the mission's reports about Gorlovka would be made available "to those who can bring help." He also spoke optimistically about the school being able to resume in time for the new term, due to start on September 1.

Violence has escalated in recent weeks in Eastern Ukraine, with dozens of fighters left dead. Locals in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions have recently criticised the OSCE recently for not doing enough to halt the violence. Gorlovka's School 25 was hit by shelling during hostilities between government troops and anti-Kiev forces.

According to UN figures, more than 6800 people have been killed in the Ukrainian conflict.

Ukraine: OSCE's Hug inspects Gorlovka school ahead of new term00:51
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Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) representatives visited a school in Gorlovka on Friday to assess the condition of the building prior to the start of term following growing hostilities in the area.

Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug spoke with the children and teachers, inspecting the damages done to the school. Hug stated that the mission's reports about Gorlovka would be made available "to those who can bring help." He also spoke optimistically about the school being able to resume in time for the new term, due to start on September 1.

Violence has escalated in recent weeks in Eastern Ukraine, with dozens of fighters left dead. Locals in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions have recently criticised the OSCE recently for not doing enough to halt the violence. Gorlovka's School 25 was hit by shelling during hostilities between government troops and anti-Kiev forces.

According to UN figures, more than 6800 people have been killed in the Ukrainian conflict.

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